Nature and Environment

Writing the River: A Conversation with New Yorker Writer David Owen

Mar 9, 2018 Owen will appear at the Tucson Festival of Books this weekend, his latest book investigating the past and future of the Colorado River.

'Where the Water Goes': David Owen Looks at the Past, Present & Future of the Colorado River

Mar 8, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: members of Tucson's black community share and contrast their experiences; author Victor Shamas explores 'Deep Creativity'.

Controlled Burn Thursday at Sweetwater Wetlands

Mar 7, 2018 Fire will train TFD crews and destroy mosquito habitat.

George Brookbank, Gardening Author and Advocate, Dies at 93

Mar 5, 2018 Brookbank inspired thousands of people with his knowledge and enthusiasm.

The Evolution of Television According to David Bianculli

Mar 1, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Tucson students working for political change on behalf of teachers; and artist & author Beth Surdut on mountain lions, and when the hunter becomes the hunted.

The Art of Paying Attention: Mountain Lions

Mar 1, 2018 Author and wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut focuses on mountain lions, and how sometimes, the hunter can become the hunted.

Groups Work to Reduce Blowing Dust Risk on I-10

Feb 28, 2018 Officials from government agencies gathered to share research and update others on projects aimed at minimizing problem.

Border Water Summit To Be Held In El Paso

Feb 26, 2018 The conference will focus on municipal water issues and technologies, including desalination and the Colorado River.

Fire Forecast Sparks 'Extreme Concern' for Managers

Feb 22, 2018 Predicted conditions, comparable to record fire seasons, saw officials move preparations earlier in the year.

Weather Service: Rainy Spell Not Sufficient to End Drought

Feb 19, 2018 Wet and humid week may push back some wildfire activity.

How a Tucson Charter School Grew Into an International Network

Feb 16, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight, artist Beth Surdut watches white-wing doves in her Tucson neighborhood play their version of "pick-up sticks."

Game and Fish: Fox-Bite Victim May Need Medical Attention

Feb 15, 2018 Woman reported being "nipped" Tuesday night at Saguaro National Park East.

Tucson Mulls Easing Water-Infrastructure Costs to Draw Industry

Feb 14, 2018 The money would be "reprioritized" from funds set aside for capital projects, official says.

County Asking for Public Feedback on TEP Plan for Gas Generators

Feb 13, 2018 TEP says the generators are part of targets for increasing renewable energy production.

Fire in Dragoon Mountains Burns 3,000 Acres

Feb 12, 2018 Overnight evacuation ordered Saturday due to the Knob Hill fire.

Bill Would Force Financial Transparency on Hydroelectric Power Group

Feb 6, 2018 The measure is co-sponsored by all but one member of Arizona's delegation.

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